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1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art

Award to a Southern USA Artist for Outstanding
Artistic Work that Represents the South

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Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Society 1858 of the Gibbes Museum of Art

Deadline Date:

05/31/18 11:59 PM EST

Description:

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Award of $10,000 to an artist who was raised in, works in, or currently resides in a Southern USA State in recognition of his or her work that has contributed to a new understanding of art in the South. The prize recognizes the highest level of artistic achievement in any media.

Artists from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia are eligible to apply.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 150678

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$10,000

Number of Grants:

1

Estimated Size of Grant:

$10,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Artists who were raised in, work in, or currently reside in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, or West Virginia are eligible to apply.

Pre-Application Information:

Helpful Links:

- To learn more about the Prize, please click here: http://www.1858prize.org/about-the-prize/
- To learn more about Society 1858, please visit: http://www.gibbesmuseum.org/become-a-member/#society-1858
- To learn more about the Gibbes Museum of Art, please visit http://gibbesmuseum.org/.

How to Apply:

- Entries are accepted exclusively through the website 1858prize.org using the SlideRoom submission management program. No late or incomplete submissions will be accepted.
- Artists may submit up to ten digital images or video of original artwork. Images must be high resolution (at least 300dpi/1MB).
- All artwork must be original to the artist in concept, design, and execution.
- Artists agree to grant the Gibbes Museum of Art permission to reproduce their artwork in print or electronic media for the purpose of promoting the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art.
- Artists agree to grant the Gibbes Museum of Art permission to list their name and information in an online archive of submissions to the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art. Archive information may include artist name, state, media category, subject/style category, website URL, images of artwork, and title, date, medium, and dimensions for artwork.
- Artists must pay a non-refundable $25 entry fee.
- No late or incomplete submissions will be accepted.

Key Dates and Deadlines:

- The prize opens for submissions on January 1, 2018 at 9:00am EST.
- The deadline to submit is May 31, 2018 at 11:59pm EST.
- The finalists will be announced in June and the winner will be announced later in the summer on the Prize website and via press release.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Click here to apply online: https://gibbesmuseum.slideroom.com/#/Login

For general questions about the 1858 Prize, please contact the Gibbes Museum of Art at 1858prize@gibbesmuseum.org.

For technical support while submitting your application, please contact SlideRoom at support@slideroom.com.

General Contact Information:

Society 1858 of the Gibbes Museum of Art
135 Meeting Street
Charleston, South Carolina 29401

(843) 722-2706

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Arkansas;   Florida;   Georgia;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Mississippi;   North Carolina;   South Carolina;   Tennessee;   Virginia;   West Virginia